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alar

 [a´lahr]
pertaining to or like a wing.

a·lar

(ā'lăr),
1. Relating to a wing; winged.
2. Synonym(s): axillary
3. Relating to the wings (ala) of such structures as the nose, sphenoid, and sacrum.

alar

(a´lar) pertaining to an ala, or wing.

alar

(ā′lər) or

alary

(ā′lə-rē)
adj.
1. Resembling, containing, or composed of wings or alae.
2. Anatomy Concerned with the armpit; axillary.

alar

See ala.

Alar

A plant growth regulator, which was used extensively by US apple producers.
Pros Effective pesticide; induces a “natural” red colour and increases shelf life.
Cons One of Alar’s metabolites, UDMH, is carcinogenic (increased cancer risk, 5/106 individuals exposed over a lifetime; the US EPA considers >1/106 a cause for action).

a·lar

(ā'lăr)
1. Relating to a wing; winged.
2. Synonym(s): axillary.
3. Relating to the wings (alae) of such structures as the nose, sphenoid, or sacrum.

alar

pertaining to the wings.

a·lar

(ā'lăr)
Relating to the wings (ala) of such structures as the nose, sphenoid, and sacrum.

alar

1. pertaining to or like a wing.
2. pertaining to the axilla.

alar cartilage
a nasal cartilage which supports the rim of the nostril of some animals such as the horse.
alar fold
extends from the nostril to the ventral nasal concha. It forms the medial and ventral walls of the false nostril in the horse.
alar foramen
a third foramen which perforates the wing of the atlas in some animal species.
alar plate
dorsal bulge of the embryonic neural tube, destined to develop into the dorsal horn of the spinal cord.
rostral alar fold
one of a group of foramina in the caudal part of the orbit.
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